Nov 4, 2012 8:00am PST
. and in terms of in the bay area, though, if that happened here. let's say for us, it probably would be, i don't have a crystal ball, but like a major earthquake that would all of a sudden, everything was on safety and you couldn't do it. is there a plan in place? >> absolutely. the metropolitan transportation commission has an emergency evacuation plan, emergency reaction plan. it was used in the 1989 earthquake. >> uh. >> and it was rephoned at that time. there are emergency plans. >> but. >> remember, the emergency plans rely heavily on mass transportation. >> right. >> the highways go down first. >> yeah, if the mass transportation is functioning to a certain point, at some point, if it all stopped as it has done because of sando the east coast, you said it will impact the economy. i would assume that we could not get everything up and running all of a sudden overnight, the same way they dealing with it? >> it will take a month for them to get back into full action. there is a whole study process called business recovery, and the people exercise it here in the state of california. >> yeah.